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  • New HA CPD Webinars

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    You told us in our member surveys that you wanted more webinars and we listened! We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We also know how hard it is to find good subject-specific CPD...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    30th October 2018

    The Historical Association is inviting schools to take part in the 2019 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19.  Local heats will take place across the country during autumn 2018 with the winners competing in the Grand Final at Windsor Castle in March 2019. The final is funded...

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  • Practical Approaches to teaching Primary History: New Dates

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    Birmingham – Friday 25 January 2019 Leeds – Monday 11 March 2019 London – Monday 17 June 2019 Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT. Special discounted rates are available for those who have previously attended our Becoming an...

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  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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  • The Great War and Empire

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    On 8th March 2017 (6pm PL L5) the Historical Association Cornwall Branch, in collaboration with the History Society Penryn Campus, will host an ‘in conversation’ event around the theme of the Great War and Empire: Paradoxes, Encounters and Legacy. Dr Catriona Pennell, Dr Daniel Steinbach and Professor Richard Toye from...

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  • Mary Beard to receive 2017 Medlicott Medal

    9th February 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Mary Beard OBE, Professor of Classics at Cambridge, Fellow of Newnham College, star of TV and radio, author of wonderful andaccessible books on ancient Rome and commentator on issues of modern concern will be awarded the HA’s highest honour. The award seeks to recognise...

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  • Bath Branch 90th Anniversary

    13th December 2016

    2016 marked the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the HA's Bath branch. To honour this event the Mayor of Bath, Councillor Paul Crossley, invited members to attend a Civic Reception at the eighteenth-century Guildhall. Thirty-five members attended. They are pictured here in the Mayor's Parlour. Councillor Crossley welcomed the...

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  • Cornwall Branch to be revived

    26th October 2016

    The Cornwall Branch of the Historical Association is about to be revived after an EGM (Extraordinary General Meeting [date to be fixed soon]) with the support of the Penryn (Falmouth) Campus of the University of Exeter, its staff (particularly Dr Garry Tregidga [to be Chair], Bob Keys [to be Treasurer],...

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  • Lecture: The Failure of Nazi Espionage

    19th October 2016

    Neglected Narratives: The Failure of Nazi Espionage, Subversion, and Sabotage in the Middle East Date: 2 November 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Venue: Seminar Rooms 3 & 4, Robert Hardy Building, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln In 1941, the espionage activity and subversive potential of the German diaspora in Persia (Iran)...

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